The Ghana Football Association has charged Referee Obed Kwegyah Danquah and Match Commissioner, Onesimus Nii Adjiri Barnor for delaying the start of the GPL week 33 game between Champions Accra Hearts of Oak and Liberty Professionals.
In the said game, the Match Officials failed to start the game at the scheduled 3:00pm kickoff time and also did not offer any explanation on the delay in their respective match reports.
The FA statement stated that “The Referee Obed Kwagyah Danquah and Match Commissioner Onesimus Nii Adjiri Barnor will file their defence and have their day before the GFA Disciplinary Committee.”
It would be recalled that the GFA had indicated that matches which have bearing on the winner of the league and demotion would be played on the same day and kick off at exactly 3pm for which situation both matches involving Hearts of Oak SC and Asante Kotoko SC were shown simultaneously by Television Rights holder StarTimes Ghana.
The game ended 1-1 with Hearts of Oak emerging champions of the 2020/21, winning their first league title in twelve years season following rivals Asante Kotoko 2-1 defeat to Bechem United.